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Student Responses to Review Topic: What To Do For Fun
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  • Anna from Aliso Viejo, CA
  • Jun-27-2014 I am accepted here and planning to attend soon

    There is a lot to do in Chestnut Hill itself, with most of the restaurants and centers being a 15 minute walk from BC. Otherwise, Boston is a 30 minute ride via the Green Line from the college.

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  • Anonymous
  • Jan-30-2014 I am a current student here

    BC has a fantastic location - right outside of Boston! There's so much to do even when you're under 21. Going into the city for daily excursions or for the nightlife is common for BC students. On campus there's never a lack of anything to do. With a plethora of clubs, organizations, and sports teams you'll always have something fun and exciting to do

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  • CH
  • Jan-16-2014 I am a current student here

    Parties on or off campus, go into the city, go to games.

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  • Student from NY
  • Dec-31-2013 I am a current student here

    There are numerous clubs on campus that you can not only join or simply go to their events. The city of Boston is also a great place to explore.

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  • Faye from Denver, CO
  • Dec-29-2013 I am a current student here

    Go to speakers, go to the recreational plex, go into Boston, walk around the reservoir with a friend, play tennis, play basketball, play ping-pong, go to comedy shows, go to a capella shows.

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  • Shane from Derby, CT
  • Oct-03-2013 I am a current student here

    There are so many clubs on campus that you can get involved in and also make a difference. The location of Boston College also offers a cornucopia of opportunities for fun. We are located approximately 5 miles outside of Boston, MA. There is a plethora of restaurants, clubs and museums available- not to mention the rich Bostonian culture at your finger tips.

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  • Elise from Saint Paul, MN
  • Sep-27-2013 I am a current student here

    Meet people, go to parties, travel into Boston and explore the city. Take fitness classes at the Plex (recreation complex), sign up for intramural sports, go to big sporting events and tailgate. Even on weekends when there isn't anything special going on, BC students find ways to make it fun. There are a zillion volunteer opportunities through BC as well so be sure to go to the info meetings and get into those if that's your thing.

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  • Lexa from East Quogue, NY
  • Aug-13-2013 I am a current student here

    BC is right at the end of the T line into Boston so all of those opportunities are just a short ride away. Sometimes it feels hard to get out of the BC bubble but it's quite easy to get into the city. As a BC students there's free or discounted access to sites such as the Museum of Fine Arts or the Boston Aquarium so these are great to take advantage of. Chestnut Hill and Newton Centre have a lot of great restaurants so it's fun to take the BC bus up the street for good food too. Athletics are huge especially football and hockey and everyone gets dressed up (and drunk) to enjoy the games. Drinking is huge on the weekends with parties in the Mods and in off campus houses. The mentality is work hard play hard and people live by it. That being said there are a lot of opportunities for good clean fun. For example Nights on the Heights programs offer activities like paint balling. While drinking may seem the norm, it isn't hard to find people that are more interested in other endeavors. As a Jesuit university that focuses on service and reflection there are a lot of retreats offered (non-religious). These introduce you to new people that you may not have otherwise met and gives perspective to the otherwise busy life of a college student.

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